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“Pain is close to pleasure” – Romeo And Juliet

One of the most anticipated events during Art Basel is the debut of Romeo and Juliet, a collection of watercolors by Alex. The collection was inspired by Shakespeare’s classic play, and each painting captures a moment from the story. The colors are vibrant and alive, and the paintings are full of movement. The collection was premiered in Miami, and it was an instant hit. The Watercolor Collection is now on display at the Priano Gallery in Tampa, Florida. If you’re in the area, be sure to check it out!


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17.5 x 21

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Black, Brown, Gold


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Listen to the introduction of the Romeo and Juliet collection

Introducing the Original watercolor of Romeo! Captured in all his passionate glory, this work of art is a must-have for any true fan of Shakespeare’s classic love story. Pain is close to pleasure, and in this painting, we can see all the pain Romeo felt for Juliet. His longing for her is almost palpable. Don’t miss your chance to own this masterpiece today!

This isn’t just any watercolor of Romeo. It’s a one-of-a-kind, original painting that captures his essence in all its tragic glory. Capturing the heartache and passion of this doomed couple is a true work of art, and it would make the perfect addition to your home décor.

This painting captures the heart-wrenching pain of unanswered love. Describing Romeo in all his darkness, this painting is a powerful reminder of the depth of emotion that comes with loving someone who doesn’t love you back.

The painting is an expression of the artist’s interpretation of Romeo’s character and story. He used black and white to bring the characters to life, capturing his passion and despair.

An exploration of Romeo Montegue, a young man who chose to disregard the entire society because of love. He then embarks on a downward spiral of revolution and self-destruction. This path brings him face-to-face with his own selfish ego.

This version of Romeo and Juliet doesn’t end in tragedy! In this updated take, the two young lovers kill their childish egos instead of committing suicide, freeing the story from its original toxicity. It’s a tale as old as time told in a fresh new way that will leave you breathless.

This captivating painting is inspired by the movie “Joker” that took home two Academy Awards in 2019. Like Romeo, the Joker is an enigmatic figure whose motivations are shrouded in mystery. This painting captures the essence of both characters: their hidden depths and their unbridled passion. There is a darker side to Romeo, lurking beneath the surface. This painting captures the volatility of his personality- the passionate intensity that can turn deadly in an instant. Like a wild beast, he is both beautiful and dangerous.

This captivating watercolor painting is from our premium collection, Romeo & Juliet. The high-quality paper ensures that each brushstroke pops off the page, and the delicate colors are sure to mesmerize any viewer. Whether you’re looking for a stunning piece of art for your own home or a unique gift for a loved one, this painting is sure to impress.

. The passion and intensity of Romeo fighting against his fate, and the anarchy of the joker represent the chaos inside all of us.

Watercolor paintings are renowned for their exceptional vibrancy and exquisite detail – but what many people don’t know is that the colors will stay vibrant forever, due to the UV protection. Whether you’re looking to add a touch of personality to your home or want an investment piece that will last a lifetime, this artwork is the absolute choice.

The bright colors and bold brushstrokes give the painting a sense of energy and movement, while the gold leaf frame adds a touch of elegance.

Whether you’re a fan of Shakespeare or Joker, this painting is sure to captivate and intrigue. If you’re looking for something special to hang on your wall, this painting is definitely worth considering.

About this artwork

Ink painting, Mixed Media, Watercolor

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You can schedule an appointment to see the artwork in person at my permanent gallery in Tampa, Florida. Priano: 3429 W Spruce St, Tampa, FL 33607

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